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Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
gettyimages-724233017.jpg Amalthea is a moon of Jupiter, the third closest to the planet. Photo: Getty Images Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one "wrong-wa...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Dunedin's harbourside vision. Image: Architecture Van Brandenburg The Government is set to announce financial support for Dunedin's multimillion-dollar waterfront development project.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Police escort one of the men (face covered) accused of raping a 12-year girl inside the high court premises in Chennai. Photo: Reuters Eighteen men appeared in court in the Indian city of Chennai on Tuesday on charges of repeatedly raping a 12-year girl over a seven-month period.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
teataturd.jpg Traffic on Te Atau Road, near where where a pedestrian was fatally struck. Photo: NZ Herald A motorist who stopped at a crash in West Auckland that killed a pedestrian has hit out at "bystanders" for not stopping to help.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
A police station partially burned by protestors, after a twelve-year-old boy was killed during a demonstration, is seen in San Felix. Photo: Reuters A twelve-year-old boy was killed in the Venezuelan city of San Felix overnight in an incident in which demonstrators protesting chronic power ou...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
The Gold Coast City Council is investigating plans to build an underwater graveyard as the city battles a shortage of burial plots.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
1hodgde.jpg Jo Hodge reunited with cavoodle Bowie this morning. Photo: Auckland Council Animal Shelters via NZ Herald After three long months and many sleepless nights, a young family is full of joy after being reunited with their much-loved dog, which was snatched outside an ...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
planecrashcuba.jpg A commission is investigating the cause of a Cubana passenger jet plane crash in May. Photo: Reuters The Cuban-led commission investigating the crash of a Cubana passenger jet in May said on Tuesday that reports on what caused it were premature, after the Mex...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Waratahs forward Ned Hanigan. Photo: Getty He's causing havoc as Israel Folau's aerial accomplice but Waratahs forward Ned Hanigan is wary of the Highlanders' "organised chaos" style heading into their Super Rugby quarter-final.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
The Government has promised 1800 new frontline officers over three years, but police say recruitment will not cover the "churn rate" of police leaving the force. Photo: ODT files Police are beginning to press their claims for better pay and conditions, with negotiations between the...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Simon Mannering in action for the Warriors against the Brisbane Broncos at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane at the weekend. Photo: Getty Images Warriors great Simon Mannering will call time on his illustrious playing career at the end of the NRL season.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Andrew Barnes, founder of Perpetual Guardian, hopes to increase staff engagement and productivity. Photo: NZ Herald The success of Perpetual Guardian's trial of a four-day working week poses the question of whether this has the potential for broader application across the Kiwi workforce.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Elon Musk. Photo: Reuters Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk has apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Images showing the facial injuries a Rebels player allegedly suffered at the hands of his team-mate in South Dunedin at the weekend have emerged.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Arsene Wenger: 'I regret having sacrificed everything I did because I realise I've hurt a lot of people around me.' Photo: Reuters Arsene Wenger has said staying as Arsenal manager for nearly 22 years may have been the biggest mistake of his career and that he regrets sacrifici...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Two Dunedin artists recently made the finals of New Zealand’s premier drawing award, the Parkin Drawing Prize 2018. Rebecca Fox talks to Miranda Bellamy and Robert West about their work.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Prof David Bell gives his inaugural professorial lecture on Monday night. Photo: Gregor Richardson Having just given his inaugural professorial lecture, David Bell looks back on the place of art education in New Zealand. He tells Rebecca Fox about the changes that have taken place.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Sam Bennett, Nigel Brown, and Yuki Kihara
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
University of Otago archaeologist Prof Charles Higham with a 1600-year-old skeleton, at Non Ban Jak, in northern Thailand. Photo: Supplied New research discoveries, including some by University of Otago academics, have helped clarify long-disputed early human migration patterns in Southeast A...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Stephen Robertson The advanced genomic tools used by a University of Otago paediatric geneticist to make world-leading discoveries on rare genetic disorders could also help improve the treatment of more common medical conditions.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Photo: Gerard O'Brien Contractors erect scaffolding in the Water of Leith under the Leith St footbridge, in Dunedin, yesterday.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Kendrick Lamar performs at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Tuesday night. Photo: Supplied Lyrical wizard, rap superstar, voice of a generation, Pulitzer and Grammy award winner, supreme entertainer - Kendrick Lamar is all of the above.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Dave Cull. The way local government gathers revenue will be part of an independent review by the Productivity Commission.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
A battery of the New Zealand field artillery in action on the Somme, in France. - Otago Witness, 17.7.1918. There arrived in Sydney last week 25 Gilbert and Ellice Island policemen, who have volunteered for service at the front, and whose services have been accepted by the Imperial Government...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Sarah Anderson Participation rates in secondary school sport are booming - but that is not flowing on to tertiary education sport.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Gary Kelliher The Otago Regional Council is holding invitation-only meetings in Omakau this week to discuss the science behind the contentious minimum flow saga and the impact it will have on the Manuherikia catchment.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Lichelle Guyan With building consent activity at a five-year high, Waitaki District Council officers could save up to 440 hours a year by a proposed ''discretionary exemption'' for building consents for pole sheds, council heritage, environment and regulatory group manager Lichelle Guyan says...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
A recent acquisition of a T-28 Trojan - just the third one of its kind in the country - by pilot Peter Vause may lead to a display at Warbirds Over Wanaka in 2020 with fellow T-28 owner Brett Emeny. Image: Supplied Peter Vause says he should have learnt his lesson the last time he was invited...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Gary Kircher. An Auckland academic says Oamaru, not Auckland, is home to the largest population of Pacific people per capita.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
A nurse and Hokitika rest-home have been told to apologise after a man in their care was not resuscitated, even though an ambulance officer later found he was still warm.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Paul Henare. The South will be well represented in the latest New Zealand Select team.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Late last month, I found myself descending stone steps into a chilly, darkened chapel.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Americans are more nakedly patriotic than any other nation. Photo: Reuters There is more to the United States than Donald Trump, writes Peter Lyons.
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
Oceana Gold test drilling around the Blackwater mine site area in 2012, in the foothills of the Victoria Range. Photo: Supplied The historic Blackwater gold mine, on the West Coast near Reefton, is the focus of what could become a $500million redevelopment, with more than 100 jobs over a 10-y...
Otago Daily Times | July 18, 2018
The high cost of oil per barrel has hurt Z Energy. Photo: Reuters Z Energy has downgraded its profit expectations for the full 2019 financial year although the dividend guidance of between 50c and 55c per share remains intact.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
A new national Community Outreach programme to manage velvetleaf has been established, and three part-time staff, including two based in Canterbury, Otago or Southland, are now being sought to work with farmers, growers and contractors to manage the pest.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Brian Dickison, of Gore, and Ash move their sheep steadily through the course at last year's indoor dog trial. Photo: Allied Press Files Man and dog are set to transform the Southern Field Days CowHouse Construction Agri Centre in Waimumu next month.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Mike Symonds, of Waipahi, won the heaviest individual fodder beet section of the Clinton Lions Club's winter feed competition. More than $90,000 was raised from the Clinton Lions Club's winter feed competition last month.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
1980 Young Farmer of the Year James Watt displays his prize at the time, a Ford 6600, alongside 2018 Young Farmer of the Year Logan Wallace with his prize, a New Holland T6050 plus with MX Loader, in Invercargill last week. Photo: Nicole Sharp Just like the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contes...
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
On the eve of the Hokonui Fashion Design Awards, Brittany Pooley talks to local fashion student Sophie Stevens as she prepares to hit the catwalk for the fourth time in four years.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Waad Alsaid (left) and Manahel Haroura. Photo: Supplied Here in New Zealand there's no shortage of food. In fact, we are urged not to waste as much as we do.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Last June, I had the marvellous opportunity of joining friends in a visit to Tonnellerie Damy in Burgundy, France, where we were taken through the process of transforming oak staves into the barrels that you see in wineries across the globe.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Check out this recipe to learn how to go in the draw in win a Silver Ferns Farms' Mexican Hamper.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Parsnips naturally add so much flavour to any dish. This combination with the addition of cumin and chickpeas make this soup a flavoursome and satisfying soup for winter.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Photo: Getty Images A new book looks at the world’s best coffee experiences — including New Zealand’s. Rebecca Fox discovers Dunedin misses the cut.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Ian Griffin Stargazers across Otago get to enjoy a celestial treat this week. For the first time in quite a while, it's possible to see all of the naked-eye planets and the moon simultaneously.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
The football World Cup was a glorious event where the splendid play, the welcoming atmosphere and impressive stadiums and organisation smothered lingering uneasiness. Unfortunately, sport and politics do mix, and it seemed wrong that a nation as oppressive and dangerous as Russia should be hosting t...
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Half-moon Bay, Stewart Island, with the church perched on the hill. - Otago Witness, 17.7.1918. While it is too early yet to be forming definite conclusions as to the issue of the enemy offensive which was launched but three days ago, and which will presumably be energetically pushed for days...
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
The 2125 square metre parcel – comprising 90, 92, and 94 Thompson Street. Photo: Mountain Scene Three neighbouring Queenstown homes on the market present a plum development opportunity.
Otago Daily Times | July 17, 2018
Police are asking for the public to help them find a man following an alleged assault in Westport earlier this month.